Friday, Dec 9 for a 3pm Rally and 6pm Indoor Event

Friday, Dec 9 for a 3pm Rally and 6pm Indoor Event

3pm: Meet at Frank Rizzo statue at 15th & JFK, Philadelphia (map)
6pm: Nearby church.

Dec. 9, 2016 marks 35 years since the police tried to execute Mumia Abu-Jamal on the streets of Philadelphia. He was framed and sentenced to death through the complicity of the FBI, the District Attorney’s Office and the courts.



  1. Allow the legal proceedings that could overturn Mumia’s convictions.
  2. Immediate treatment for Mumia’s Hep C–and all Pennsylvania prisoners.
  3. Clean water for all Pennsylvania prisoners.
  4. Tear down Philly’s racist Frank Rizzo statue (with #FrankRizzoDown & Philly Coalition for REAL Justice)
  5. Black Lives Matter
  6. End Mass Incarceration, Solitary Confinement, the death penalty and stop & frisk.


*The rally will start at the Frank Rizzo statue at 15th & JFK, Philadelphia in
solidarity with the #FrankRizzoDown campaign initiated by REAL Justice Coalition

To endorse or for more info: 215-724-1618 or or
For NYC & Newark bus tickets & info: 212-330-8029

PA Officials to Contact for the MOVE 9

Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole/ 1101 South Front Street, Suite 5300
Harrisburg, PA. 17104/ (General) 717-787-5699/ Inmate Inquiries 717-772-4343

Leo Dunn (Chairman); Leslie Grey Esq. ; Everette Gillison Esq.; Craig R. Mckay; Theodore Johnson ; Edward L. Burke; Mark Koch; Linda Pastroff Rosenberg

Media-Related Inquiries: Sherry Tate Director 717 231-4411 (8-5)/After 5 pm and weekends 717 756-9842/
Laura Treaster Deputy Director 717 231-4411 (8-4:15)

PA. House Judiciary Committee/ Ron Marsico 218 Ryan Office Bldg. P.O. Box 202105 Harrisburg, PA. 17120-2105/ 717 783-2014

Majority Members (Republicans)/ Ron Marsico (Chair); Todd Stephens (Secretary); Sheryl M. Delozier; Mark K. Keller; Mike Vereb; Jim Cox; Barry Jozwiak; Garth Everett; Kate Klunk; Tedd Nesbit; Mike Regan; Paul Schemel; Martina White; Rick Saccone; Marcy Toepel; Tarah Toohil.

Minority Members (Democrats)/ Thomas R. Caltagirone (Minority Chair); Deborah Kula (Democratic Secretary); Tim Briggs; Bryan Barbin; Ryan Bizzarro; Tina Davis; Jason Dawkins; Madeleine Dean; Gerald Mullery; Dom Costa; Brandon P. Neuman;

PA. Senate Judiciary Committee/ Senate Box 203012 Harrisburg, PA. 17120-3012 Room 19 East Wing/ 717 787-6599
Stewart J. Greenleaf (Majority Chairman-Republican); Daylin Leach (Vice Chair-Republican); Daylin Leach (Minority Chair-Democrat).

Majority Members (Republicans)/ Richard L. Alloway II; Jane M. Earll; John R. Gordner; Joseph Scarnati; John Eichelberger; Guy Reschenthaler; Randy Vulakovich; Gene Yaw; John C. Rafferty, Jr.

Minority Members (Democrats)/ Lisa M. Boscola; Lawrence M. Farnese, Jr.; Art Haywood; John Sabatina

U.S. House Judiciary Committee/ 2138 Rayburn House Office Bldg. Washington, DC. 20515/ 202 225-3951

Republican Members/ Bob Godlatte (Chairman-Republican)/ Darrell Issa; Steve Chabot; Jim Sensenbrenner; Sandy Adams; Trey Gowdy; Tom Marino; Jason Chaffetz; Ted Poe; Jim Jordan; Louie Gohmert; Trent Franks; Steve King; J. Randy Forbes; Lamar Smith; Paul Labrador; Blake Farrent Hold; Doug Collins; Ron Desantis; Mimi Walters; Ken Buck; John Ratcliffe; David Trott; Mike Bishop

Democratic Members/ John Conyers; Steve Cohen; Sheila Jackson Lee; Zoe Lofgren; Jerrold Nabler; Ted Deutch; Judy Chu; Pedro Pierluisi; Hank Johnson; Luis Gutierrez; Karen Bass; Cedric Richmond; Suzan Delbene; Hakeem Jeffries; David Cicilline; Scott Peters

U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee/ 224 Dirkson Senate Office Bldg. Washington, DC. 20510/ 202224-7703 or 202 224-5225

Democratic Members/ Patrick J. Leahy (Chairman); Dianne Feinstein; Chuck Schumer; Dick Durbin; Sheldon Whitehouse; Amy Klobuchar; Al Franken; Christopher A. Coons; Richard Blumenthal

Republican Members/ Chuck Grassley; Orrin G. Hatch; Jeff Sessions; Lindsey Graham; John Comyn; Michael S. Lee; Tim Tillis; David Purdue; David Vitter; Jeff Flake; Ted Cruz

Seth Williams (Philadelphia District Attorney)
Three South Penn Square
Philadelphia, PA. 19107-3499
215 686-8000

For more info contact MOVE at 215 386-1165 or

Demand US Atty Gen Loretta Lynch investigate the wrongful ongoing imprisonment of the MOVE 9

Free the MOVE 9August 8, 2016 will officially mark 38 years since innocent MOVE Members have been unjustly jailed in Pennsylvania state prisons. The position of THE MOVE ORGANIZATION and SUPPORTERS of MOVE has not changed and that position is our family is innocent and we want them home and will not stop fighting until they are home. In 1998 our sister, Merle Africa, died in prison under mysterious circumstances. In 2015 our brother Phil Africa died in prison under mysterious circumstances. From the period of 2008 to as recent as June of 2016 all of our people have been denied parole on what seems to be a questionable bias issue, especially since their prison conduct has been exemplary.

In May of 2015 supporters of the Move 9 put together a petition aimed at United States Attorney General Loretta Lynch demanding an investigation into the wrongful ongoing imprisonment of the Move 9. There are many key facts that demand an investigation into this case by the U.S. Justice Dept.

(1) The Destruction of the Move house by police on August 8, 1978. The house was the scene of the crime and evidence there would easily show that all bullets were shot by the police into the MOVE house, that there were no operable guns in the house and no bullets fired out from the MOVE house.

(2) The Beating Of Delbert Africa By Philadelphia Police on August 8th 1978.
Delbert was visibly unarmed when he was ferociously beaten by police and hospitalized. Delbert’s his civil rights
were violated AND ON FILM, but no police were charged with any crime.

(3) No Move Members were charged with weapons charges after their arrest because they had no weapons–however they were sentenced for shooting a police officer!

(4) After Sentencing Move Members To 30-100 years in prison the trial judge the late Edwin S.Malmed admitted on public radio that he had not the faintest idea who killed officer James Ramp.

Judge Malmed in fact stated that he was sentencing Move Members to prison time for no other reason than being committed MOVE Members.

Sign the petition for a federal investigation now!

Contact these officials who are unfairly denying parole to the MOVE 9

People To Contact and Pressure

PA. Board of Probation And Parole
1101 South Front Street, Suite 5300
Harrisburg, PA. 17104
General: 717-787-5699
Inmate Inquiries: 717-772-4343

Leo Dunn (Chairman); Leslie Grey Esq. ; Everette Gillison Esq.; Craig R. Mckay; Theodore Johnson ; Edward L. Burke; Mark Koch; Linda Pastroff Rosenberg

Media-Related Inquiries: Sherry Tate, Director, 717-231-4411 (8am-5pm)/After 5pm and weekends 717 756-9842/
Laura Treaster, Deputy Director, 717-231-4411 (8am-4:15pm)

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MOVE Conference

MOVE Conference, May 5-7, 2017May 5 – 7, 2017
A Conference Presented by the MOVE Organization

Universal Audenreid Charter High School
3301 Tasker Street
Philadelphia, PA

Fri. May 5th
6 – 9pm
Sat. May 6th
10am – 6pm
Sun. May 7th
10 am – 6pm

• Free Admission! Childcare Available! Food.
• Food/Merchandise Vendors Welcome: $50/day or $100/all 3 days
• More Info: 267-408-7802 or

Please donate to help us pay for space rental.

Ramona Africa Interviewed by The Guardian newspaper from London

Media descended on Philadelphia last week for the Democratic National Convention (DNC) which exhorted Democratic Party faithful to back Hillary Clinton for president in 2016. Many media wanted to cover additional stories about Philadelphia and Ramona Africa gave several interviews. Check out this well-made video interview by The Guardian newspaper, all the way from London.


Ramona Africa Interview on Loud & Clear Radio

Social Justice Activists Still Behind Bars After Decades

Ramona Africa, for the MOVE 9

Noelle Hanrahan, for Mumia Abu-Jamal

Eddie Conway, recently-freed political prisoner;

Cynthia Dunne, for Leonard Peltier

click to play


Loud & Clear radio interview with Ramona Africa
*** Host Brian Becker, Loud & Clear Radio, Sputnik News, July 5, 2016

Janet, Janine & Debbie Africa Denied Parole: Take Action On Tues., June 7, 2016

Janet, Janine and Debbie Africa 2015 First Action From 9:00am to 12:00 Noon

Call, Fax, Email, or Tweet Pa Governor Tom Wolf at:

(P) (717) 787-2500
(F) (717) 772-8284
(Email) (contact page)

Twitter  @GovernorTomWolf  OR  Click here to auto-tweet: @GovernorTomWolf Parole Janet and Janine Africa. Parole ALL of the MOVE 9. The F.O.P./police should not decide. Their families need them.

Reach out to Governor and inquire into why Janet (Holloway) Africa #006308, Janine (Phillips ) Africa #006309 and Debbie (Sims) Africa  #006307 were denied parole and why has he allowed these continued illegal denials to continue when he oversees and has responsibility over the same parole board in which he himself has called for reform over?

2-inside-red-circle From 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Call or tweet the office of Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane

(P) (717) 787-3391

Twitter @PaAttorneyGeneral

Reach out to her office and inquire why from a period of 2008 thru 2016 have former police officers and former law enforcement officials been allowed to review a case that revolves around the murder of a police officer and how can an outside organization like the Fraternal Order of Police legally influence the parole review of Move Political Prisoners?

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We are demanding a complete criminal investigation into the illegal parole denials of the Move 9 Janet (Holloway) Africa 006308; Janine (Phillips) Africa 006309;Debbie (Sims) Africa  #006307; William (Phillips) Africa am4984 (now deceased); Delbert (Orr) Africa am4985; Edward (Goodman) Africa am4974; and, Michael (Davis) Africa am4973.

“The Art of Love” Mixtape, “John Africa” Track, By PAYPAY Featuring Seddrick Miley

(click bottom right icon to see full screen)

Saturday, March 26, 2016 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm

MOVE Women & Sis. Anne

MOVE Women & Sis. Anne

Join the MOVE Organization for a very special tribute for The MOVE 9 Sisters. We prepare for their upcoming May 2016 parole hearings for Janet, Janine and Debbie Africa; we celebrate the work and sacrifices they have made during their 38 years of unjust imprisonment. Also, remembrance of our sister, the late Merle Africa, who died under mysterious circumstances in March 1998 at the State Correctional Institution in Cambridge Springs Pennsylvania after serving twenty years unjustly imprisoned.

Saturday, March 26, 2016 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: Kingsessing Recreational Center
4901 Kingsessing Avenue
Philadelphia, PA

MOVE women

Speakers: Ramona Africa, Pam Africa, The MOVE Family, Lynne Stewart, Amina Baraka, Phile Chinselou, Anthony Monterio, Leon Williams, Women who were incarcerated with The MOVE 9 Sisters.
Performers: MOVE Youth Rap Groups: Life and Raw
For more info email and see The Move 9″ on Facebook and
Get Flyer: 2016-03-26-MOVE-9-Sisters.jpg

Fri. May 13, 2016 from 6-9 pm

Stand with MOVE on May 13, 2016

(click for larger 8.5″ x 11″ flyer)

Stand together with the MOVE family on the 31st anniversary of the Philadelphia government bombing of the MOVE home on May 13, 1985. Remember the 11 murdered MOVE members, including John Africa and five children. Remember the framed-up MOVE 9 and demand their immediate parole. Cultural performances.
Abiding Truth Ministries Church
57th and  Washington Ave. (one block north of Baltimore Ave.) See map.
6-9 pm